The origins of some brain tumors in children better understood

Several types of very aggressive and fatal pediatric brain tumors appear during brain development, found oncologists associated with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (RI-MUHC). In fact,…

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5G Has Security Breaches That Track Phones

A few months before its formal deployment in Canada, 5G is increasingly scrutinized by the cybersecurity community, which has just discovered 11 new vulnerabilities. These would allow hackers to track…

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Spotify Kids, the new app designed for kids

Spotify announced Tuesday the launch of Spotify Kids, an application for children over three years old so they can listen to their own music.  This online music space allows children…

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A new cancer immunotherapy strategy developed

A cell therapy that amplifies the immune response of T cells against cancerous tumors was developed by Canadian scientists associated with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (HMR) and the Université…

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A gel that repairs heart wounds

A first human protein gel to repair heart attack injuries has been developed by researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This gel is composed of recombinant collagen…

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narcissists are probably happier than the rest of us: study

Although they may have illusions of grandeur over their own importance and not feel shame and empathy, narcissists are probably happier than most people around them, say Irish psychologists. Often…

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Twitter will no longer accept political ads

In a series of tweets, Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, announced that the platform he created will no longer accept publishing political ads around the world. “We made the decision to…

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Doctors Have Placed Humans in Suspended Animation For The First Time, Report Claims

In a spectacular procedure, American surgeons placed a patient who could possibly only have a few minutes to live in a “temporary state of apparent death,” in order to give…

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Botswana, our ancestral homeland

Mankind is said to have originated in a southern African region of northern Botswana, according to a study by Australian and South African scientists published in Nature. The work done by…

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Fertilized sperm 50 years ago still viable

The sperm of four rams stored since 1968 in an Australian laboratory has been thawed and successfully used to inseminate 34 ewes. Researchers Simon de Graaf and Jessica Rickard of…

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